them eat bread.
Bread has become such an essential part of our diet. Here's some bread trivia to
add to your knowledge.
you know that the ancient Egyptians were the first ones to bake bread?
Archaeological excavations reveal that Egyptians baked bread at the time
when they were building pyramids. Their breads were quite similar to the
ones we eat today. Scholars believe that the ancient Egyptians have almost a
hundred bread recipes.
ancient Egyptians' first breads were unleavened (flat bread), but they also
invented the "sourdough" that gave rise to the fluffy bread we
Scotch woodcocks and Welsh rabbits animals? No, they are not animals;
they're actually sandwiches. Scotch woodcock is buttered and toasted bread
with anchovy fillet spread in between slices. Welsh rabbit is toast with
can be frozen for future use. Just wrap in aluminum foil and keep in the
freezer. Once, thawed, however, the bread must be used immediately, since it
deteriorates faster than unfrozen bread.
Beef up your vocabulary with these delicious but rather unusual terms.
is not a brand of Italian shoes but rather a fancy egg punch. The
zabaglione, as we know it today, is actually a dessert made from whisked egg
yolks, sugar, salt and sweet marsala wine.
is not an omelet. It's a cake that comes in a multitude of varieties. The
Cebu torta, for example, is a
crumbly cake that uses tuba as a
is actually a kind of cake named after one of the most famous French
gastronomes. This cake is soaked in liqueur; its center may be filled with
cream and glazed cherries.
named after the marquis d'Uxelles of France, is a garnish made of
finely-chopped and seasoned onions and mushrooms that are fried slowly until
they are reduced to a brown thick mixture. The resulting mixture is used for
garnishing fish, game or poultry.